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Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry

 

Research Associate

 

Education

​2016 - PhD in Biophysical Chemistry, University of Cambridge

2011 - MSci in Natural Sciences, Chemistry, UNiversity of Cambridge

2010 - Cambridge-MIT Exchange Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Research Interests

Development and application of fundamental biophysical theories to data analysis in a biologically relevant context, Protein Aggregation, Biophysical Chemistry, High Throughput Screening

 

Selected Publications

 

Publications

Both COVID-19 infection and vaccination induce high-affinity cross-clade responses to SARS-CoV-2 variants.
M Emmenegger, S Fiedler, SD Brugger, SRA Devenish, AS Morgunov, A Ilsley, F Ricci, AY Malik, T Scheier, L Batkitar, L Madrigal, M Rossi, G Meisl, AK Lynn, L Saleh, A von Eckardstein, TPJ Knowles, A Aguzzi
– iScience
(2022)
25,
104766
Uncovering the universality of self-replication in protein aggregation and its link to disease
G Meisl, CK Xu, JD Taylor, TCT Michaels, A Levin, D Otzen, D Klenerman, S Matthews, S Linse, M Andreasen, TPJ Knowles
– Science Advances
(2022)
8,
eabn6831
A conformational switch controlling the toxicity of the prion protein.
K Frontzek, M Bardelli, A Senatore, A Henzi, RR Reimann, S Bedir, M Marino, R Hussain, S Jurt, G Meisl, M Pedotti, F Mazzola, G Siligardi, O Zerbe, M Losa, T Knowles, A Lakkaraju, C Zhu, P Schwarz, S Hornemann, MG Holt, L Simonelli, L Varani, A Aguzzi
– Nature Structural & Molecular Biology
(2022)
29,
831
Mechanistic Models of Protein Aggregation Across Length-Scales and Time-Scales: From the Test Tube to Neurodegenerative Disease.
G Meisl, TPJ Knowles, D Klenerman
– Frontiers in neuroscience
(2022)
16,
909861
Uncovering the universality of self-replication in protein aggregation and its link to disease
G Meisl, C Xu, J Taylor, TCT Michaels, A Levin, DE Otzen, D Klenerman, S Matthews, S Linse, M Andreasen, T Knowles
(2022)
Microfluidic Antibody Affinity Profiling Reveals the Role of Memory Reactivation and Cross-Reactivity in the Defense Against SARS-CoV-2
V Denninger, CK Xu, G Meisl, AS Morgunov, S Fiedler, A Ilsley, M Emmenegger, AY Malik, MA Piziorska, MM Schneider, SRA Devenish, V Kosmoliaptsis, A Aguzzi, H Fiegler, TPJ Knowles
– ACS Infect Dis
(2022)
8,
790
The Pathological G51D Mutation in Alpha-Synuclein Oligomers Confers Distinct Structural Attributes and Cellular Toxicity
C Xu, M Castellana-Cruz, S Chen, Z Du, G Meisl, A Levin, B Mannini, L Itzhaki, T Knowles, C Dobson, N Cremades, J Kumita
– Molecules
(2022)
27,
1293
The Pathological G51D Mutation in Alpha-Synuclein Oligomers Confers Distinct Structural Attributes and Cellular Toxicity.
CK Xu, M Castellana-Cruz, SW Chen, Z Du, G Meisl, A Levin, B Mannini, LS Itzhaki, TPJ Knowles, CM Dobson, N Cremades, JR Kumita
– Molecules (Basel, Switzerland)
(2022)
27,
1293
Mechanism of secondary nucleation from the direct observation of Aβ42 aggregation at the single fibril level
MR Zimmermann, SC Bera, G Meisl, S Dasadhikari, S Ghosh, S Linse, K Garai, TPJ Knowles
– Biophysical Journal
(2022)
121,
443A
The C-terminal tail of α-synuclein protects against aggregate replication but is critical for oligomerization
A Farzadfard, JN Pedersen, G Meisl, AK Somavarapu, P Alam, L Goksøyr, MA Nielsen, AF Sander, TPJ Knowles, JS Pedersen, DE Otzen
– Communications biology
(2022)
5,
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Research Group

Telephone number

01223 763842
01223 763845 (shared)

Email address

gm373@cam.ac.uk